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Magic Millions Delays Start of National Weanling Sale

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Magic Millions has pushed back the start of its 2024 National Sale, condensing an up to three-week selling extravaganza on the Gold Coast in May and June into two weeks.

23-Year-Old Jockey Stefano Cherchi Dies of Injuries

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Young rider Stefano Cherchi has died two weeks after suffering serious injuries in a fall at Canberra. He was 23.

Finnegans Wake Offering Complimentary Breeding Season

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Eddie Rich Racing and Hunter Stallion Station are offering complimentary stallion seasons to grade 1 winner Finnegans Wake in 2024 to help support California breeders.

Women's Summit Event to be Held April 18 at Keeneland

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
The first Horse Racing Women's Summit event of the year will be held Thursday, April 18 at Keeneland during the track's spring meet.

Stewart All In for First Keeneland Spring Meet

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
John Stewart of Resolute Racing is ready to go for his first Keeneland spring meet as an owner. He brings a trio of top graded stakes horses, sponsors two races, and is dreaming of a spot in the Kentucky Derby (G1) as the prestigious meet begins.

Minnesota Commissioners Vote to Add HHR at Canterbury

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
The Minnesota Racing Commission voted April 1 to approve historical horse racing at Canterbury Park and Running Aces, a move commissioners hope can help reinvigorate the horse racing industry in the state.

Dinerman to Call Races at Monmouth Park

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Monmouth Park has named Matt Dinerman the new track announcer for the 2024 racing season, which gets underway May 11.

Cox Seeks Third Straight Beaumont Win With Strong Duo

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Brad Cox will be hard to beat at Keeneland April 7 in the $400,000 Beaumont Stakes (G2) as he sends out a dynamic pair of fillies in the about seven-furlong sprint, drawing both the rail with Denim and Pearls and the outside gate with Youalmosthadme.

Pretty Mischievous on Target for La Troienne Return

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Godolphin's homebred champion Pretty Mischievous is heading back to her favorite stomping grounds to kick off her 2024 campaign in the $1 million La Troienne Stakes (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Zedan Seeks Injunction Lifting Baffert Ban

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Another lawsuit reportedly was filed against Churchill Downs over its ban of trainer Bob Baffert, but Baffert is not the plaintiff.

Muth Points to Preakness Following Arkansas Derby Win

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Zedan Racing Stables' Muth will target the Preakness Stakes (G1) May 18 at Pimlico Race Course following his victory in the $1.5 million Arkansas Derby (G1) March 30 at Oaklawn Park, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said April 2.

Storms Damage Multiple Kentucky Horse Farms

Thu, 2024-04-04 10:02
Thunderstorms and tornadoes that hammered portions of Kentucky April 2, weakening or destroying some homes, also damaged structures at least several Kentucky horse farms.

Manny Wah Seeks Millionaire Status in Commonwealth

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
Susan Moulton's grade 2 winner Manny Wah is poised to become a millionaire in the $300,000 Commonwealth Stakes (G3) April 6 at Keeneland. The seven-furlong dirt race for 4-year-olds and up drew a field of nine.

Newest Belmont Park Offers a View to Racing's Future

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
The next version of Belmont Park features infield tunnels, new racing surfaces that include an all-weather track, and a facility that will give New York racing a proper downstate home to complement beloved Saratoga Race Course in the 21st Century.

Walsh-Trained First World War Back for Transylvania

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
First World War, last seen Feb. 3 winning the Kitten's Joy Stakes (G3T), returns April 5 in the Transylvania Stakes (G3T) at Keeneland.

Timberlake Declared Out of Kentucky Derby

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
Connections of grade 1 winner Timberlake have chosen to skip an opportunity to run in the Kentucky Derby (G1) May 4, according to trainer Brad Cox in a report from the Daily Racing Form April 2.

Round 2 for Dornoch, Sierra Leone in Blue Grass

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
Five months after finishing noses apart in the $250,000 Remsen Stakes (G2) Dec. 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack, Dornoch and Sierra Leone are rematched April 6 in the $1 million Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland.

Buchu Returns to Keeneland Off Layoff for Appalachian

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
The return of springtime racing in Kentucky has brought a wide-open field of 12 fillies to Keeneland April 6 as they look to claim leadership over the 3-year-old turf division in the one-mile, $400,000 Appalachian Stakes (G2T).

Expansive Catalog for NZB National Online Yearling Sale

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
New Zealand Bloodstock's (NZB) 2024 National Online Yearling Sale is now live, with the 100-lot catalog available to view on Gavelhouse Plus.

Tapalo Among Nine Late Triple Crown Nominations

Wed, 2024-04-03 09:59
Hronis Racing's Tapalo, the El Camino Real Derby runner-up and pointed to the April 6 Santa Anita Derby (G1), is among nine 3-year-olds made eligible to compete in the 2024 Triple Crown with a late $6,000 payment that was due April 1.

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